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Al-Jubeir to visit Pakistan with message from Saudi crown prince: Qureshi

Islamabad, Saudi Arabia's Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel Al-Jubeir is due to arrive in Islamabad on Friday, Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said.

While talking to the media after a federal Cabinet meeting, Qureshi said he spoke to the Saudi minister of state over the phone and he expressed his desire to visit Pakistan which I welcomed."

The Saudi minister of state for foreign affairs is coming with an important message from the Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, he added.

During the phone conversation, Qureshi also briefed Al-Jubeir on India's aggressive posture in the region.

The Saudi minister's visit is the first from the foreign minister of any country since tensions broke out between Pakistan and India, with both saying that they carried out airstrikes across the Line of Control.

Source: International Islamic News Agency